McAlester is home to around 18,000 people and is the seat of Pittsburg County. Visit the city on a bus rental and charter in McAlester, Oklahoma and have a wonderful vacation or weekend getaway.
A bus rental and charter in McAlester, Oklahoma can take you to these places:
The Choctaw Casino is located within city limits and you can play the slot machines here or bet on horse races.
You can visit the International Order of Rainbow for Girls Temple where you can learn more about the organization and what they do. Then there's the house of coal business magnate JG Puterbaugh, which is open for tours, as well as the McAlester Building Foundation, where you have 14 rooms and museum exhibits on different subjects such as the Native Americans, coal mining in the city during the 1820s, the history of the telephone, the state hall of fame, anthropology, school memorabilia, and military honors, among others.
You can go around Old Town Antique District and see the original site of the city and the first post office. And you can find great antique sellers where you can get something vintage and beautiful for your collection.
Play golf at the 18-hole McAlester Country Club where you have more than 6,000 yards at the longest tees. Opened in the 1910s, the course has a par of 71, a rating of 69.2 and a slope rating of 113.
Check out Aldridge Hotel, which was built in the 1930s and is now a senior citizen housing facility. Or see the First Presbyterian Church, which was built in the 1890s and has a shingle style. Meanwhile, the International Temple, Supreme Assembly, Order of the Rainbow for Girls was built in the 1950s and sports a modern architecture. Further you have the McAlester House, which has a Queen Anne architecture and was built in the 1870s. It was named after its first owner, JJ McAlester. The city was also named after him.
Moreover, see the McAlester Scottish Rite Temple, which was built in the 1900s, making it the oldest Masonic building in the state. Meanwhile, the Warden's House was designed by PH Weathers and sports a mission and Spanish revival architectural style with Renaissance elements. All of these buildings are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Other sites on the register include the McAlester Downtown Historic District, two courthouses (Pittsburg County Courthouse and the Federal Building and US Courthouse), two theaters (OKLA Theater and Busby Theatre), and other sites such as:
Visit the Gerrard Ardeneum, which is both a museum and an arboretum. It has landscaped gardens that you could stroll in as well as exhibits of historical artifacts. Or you can visit Chadick Park, where you have more than 10 acres of space that features tennis courts, playground equipment, picnic pavilions, and wading pool.
The city also has the God's Little Angel Memorial, which pays tribute to the Oklahoma City bombing, as well as the War Memorial, the Boy's and Girl's Club of McAlester, and the Coal Miners Memorial.
Lake McAlester, meanwhile, is ideal for those who want to camp, fish, have a picnic or go boating.
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